COVID-19 test kits

Posted by Sam on 6/19/2020 to Physical Health
COVID-19 test kits
Infection rates are on the rise as the world begins to open back up and we adapt to our new normal. A pandemic is not a new concept at this point, but it does throw a wrench into our comfortable lives. As we continue to wait for a vaccine or new ways to protect ourselves and our loved ones, scientists and front line workers have worked day in and day out to come up with solutions to bring things back to normal. We’re proud to announce that we have a brand new, proprietary testing kit available to you and your family now.

COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Sam on 3/13/2020 to Physical Health
COVID-19 Pandemic
With new cases being tested and reported without a known source, the United States has started testing in all States. Monitoring closely just how quickly this virus is spreading among the population. Many schools and big events have already been cancelled to try and reduce the exposure of the outbreak and slow down the infection.

The Benefits Of Spending Time In Nature

Posted by Monique on 2/21/2020 to Physical Health
The Benefits Of Spending Time In Nature
Nowadays we are way too concerned and focused on phones, technology, and the digital world. " Today’s kids spend less and less time outdoors, and it’s taking a toll on their health and well-being." Make outside a priority in your family, studies have shown that nature promotes health mentally, and physically.

American Heart Month

Posted by Moriah on 2/14/2020 to Physical Health
American Heart Month

February is the month of love, but it is also American heart month. It is important to keep your heart healthy. Having knowledge about your heart will help you know what's good and bad for it. Here are a few important facts about the heart and how to keep it healthy.

Why Is Water so Important?

Posted by Moriah on 11/29/2019 to Physical Health
Why Is Water so Important?

Water is essential to the human body. Up to 60% of water makes up the body, which helps the key factors of the bodywork, as well as controlling our body temperature, our immune system, and breathing. It is most important to drink water first thing in the morning, as this helps to kick-start your body for the day. As our bodies excessively lose water throughout the day, it is highly important to make sure we replenish our bodies.

Do you want to catch the flu?

Posted by Monique on 11/8/2019 to Physical Health
Do you want to catch the flu?

It's flu season coming up, and no one wants to catch the flu so make sure to be taking precautions this year! While there are may ways to prevent the flu, washing hands, getting vaccinated and wearing a mask are the top three! Facemasks add an extra layer to protect you from all the germs that people spread.

Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted by Moriah on 10/25/2019 to Physical Health
Breast Cancer Awareness
Breast cancer, ranked the third most potentially deadly cancer, "is a disease where malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast." (National Breast Cancer Association, 2019)

Window Breakers Save Lifes

Posted by Leah on 8/30/2019 to Safety Tips
Window Breakers Save Lifes
Every year during the summer months, children and animals are susceptible to Vehicular Heat Stroke with the peak being in July. Statistics show that since 1998, 834 children have died from a heatstroke due to being left in a car. According to NoHeatstroke in 2018 alone, 53 children died, leading the deadliest year on national record.

Why Music Helps Us Exercise

Posted by Andrew on 6/21/2019 to Physical Health
Why Music Helps Us Exercise

Do you like listening to music while working out? Maybe it’s to keep your mind off the daily grind or just something to help pass the time on the treadmill. As it turns out, music actually helps you work out. A new study has concluded that all people—whether they’re normally active or inactive—can benefit from listening to music while they exercise.

Want to Feel Better? Spend More Time Outside

Posted by Andrew on 6/14/2019 to Physical Health
Want to Feel Better? Spend More Time Outside

Sometimes, life can feel stale, boring, or even depressing. Do you ever go outside to get some fresh air and come back feeling refreshed, energized, or just “better?” Research published in Scientific Reports found that people who spend at least 120 minutes in nature a week are significantly more likely to report good health and higher psychological well-being than those who don't visit nature at all during an average week.

Would You Go to a Robot Doctor?

Posted by Andrew on 5/10/2019 to Physical Health
Would You Go to a Robot Doctor?

We use digital technology every day for getting across town, checking the latest news, and communicating with people around the world. But would you trust a machine—not a human doctor—to diagnose a serious health condition? A lot of people are saying "yes."

The Measles Outbreak

Posted by Andrew on 4/26/2019 to Physical Health
The Measles Outbreak

2019 is set to be the worst year for measles in the U.S. since the year 2000, when the disease was thought to be eliminated. As of April 19, at least 626 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 22 states, with numbers expected to quickly surpass the previous yearly record of 667 in 2014.

Are Some Days 'Unluckier' Than Others?

Posted by Andrew on 3/15/2019 to Physical Health
Are Some Days 'Unluckier' Than Others?

Have you ever woken up and just knew it was going to be a bad day? You might even think there are specific days on the calendar when bad things are more likely to happen. Not to frighten you, but today is March 15th, known by historians and literary fans as the Ides of March—possibly one of the most infamous "unlucky" days of all time.

Daylight Savings Time is Bad for Your Heart

Posted by Andrew on 3/8/2019 to Physical Health
Daylight Savings Time is Bad for Your Heart

Daylight Savings Time—three words guaranteed to elicit a few sighs and eye-rolls. I'm sure you've wondered, "How is this still a thing?" There are many questions about why we continue to participate in this time-honored tradition, but Daylight Savings Time is worth discussing because of what it does to our bodies; and most importantly, our hearts.

Why Kindness is Good for Your Health

Posted by Andrew on 3/1/2019 to Physical Health
Why Kindness is Good for Your Health

Imagine someone comes up to you and compliments your appearance, gives you praise for completing a task, or just passes along an encouraging word. It's probably going to make you feel pretty good, right? Kind words are more important than you think. In fact, studies have shown that giving compliments can have just as strong of an impact as receiving them.

The 10 Best Foods to Boost Heart Health

Posted by Andrew on 2/22/2019 to Physical Health
The 10 Best Foods to Boost Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, so we all need to learn CPR and be vigilant about our own heart health. Eating the right diet is essential for long-term heart health—but with so much information online it can be nearly impossible to figure out what foods truly keep your heart in tip-top shape. Here’s a quick list of the best foods to eat, and why they’re so good for your heart.

5 Ways to Celebrate American Heart Month

Posted by Andrew on 2/15/2019 to Physical Health
5 Ways to Celebrate American Heart Month

February is often seen as a month of love and romance, but it's also a great time to take care of your heart. It's American Heart Month, an annual celebration that started in 1963 to inspire Americans to join the fight against heart disease. Celebrating American Heart Month means bringing awareness your community so everyone can live better, healthier lives. Here are some simple ways you can celebrate!

5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Posted by Andrew on 1/11/2019 to Physical Health
5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Winter is a cold and dreary time of year, and it's not always easy to function. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD as it's commonly known, is a form of depression that usually begins in late fall or early winter and starts to fade as the weather improves. It puts a damper on people's mental health, causing symptoms of depression, irritability, laziness, and trouble waking up in the morning. SAD can affect anyone, including children. Everyone experiences these symptoms differently but there's usually something that will help. Below are 5 remedies to try.

5 Reasons We Fail at New Year's Resolutions (And How to Fight Back)

Posted by Andrew on 12/28/2018 to Physical Health
5 Reasons We Fail at New Year's Resolutions (And How to Fight Back)

New Year's resolutions are generally a waste of time. You'll start out with a noble goal like losing weight, and then by February you're eating a carton of chocolate ice cream and using the treadmill as a closet. In fact, according to one survey, only 8% of us actually keep our resolutions. Why is everyone so bad at this? Well, there are 5 reasons why people fail at bettering themselves in the new year. If we analyze these problems and focus on achieving our goals, there is a much greater chance for success.

The Healthiest States of 2018: Where Does Your State Rank?

Posted by Andrew on 12/21/2018 to Physical Health
The Healthiest States of 2018: Where Does Your State Rank?

The end of the calendar year is "list time." You see them everywhere: lists ranking the year's best music, most memorable sporting events, news, and just about everything else you can imagine. Here's a list that might interest you: The United Health Foundation released its annual America’s Health Rankings Annual Report, which ranks the states from 1-50 using 35 different health measures including behaviors, environment, policy, clinical care, and health outcomes.

Need Ideas for Stocking Stuffers?

Posted by Andrew on 12/14/2018 to Physical Health
Need Ideas for Stocking Stuffers?

There's always that one person on your shopping list who's hard to buy for. I mean, what do you get your spouse's uncle? You’ve only met him once and have absolutely no idea what he likes. Getting him a gift card is such a cop-out, so what do you buy? Fortunately, CPR Savers has you covered with gifts this holiday season. In addition to our 12 Days of Christmas Deals here are some ideas for stocking stuffers that are sure to please:

Should You Use Ice or Heat for an Injury?

Posted by Andrew on 11/9/2018 to Physical Health
Should You Use Ice or Heat for an Injury?

Life fact: Everyone gets hurt sometimes. It can be anything from a turned ankle to a stiff lower back--and of course these pesky injuries always pop up when you least expect them. Ice and heat are both commonly used to treat injuries. But did you know that if you use the wrong one, you can actually make your situation worse? To find out the right way to treat an injury, let's take a look at the effectiveness of both methods and when you should use them.

Top 10 Flu FAQs

Posted by Andrew on 10/26/2018 to Physical Health
Top 10 Flu FAQs

There is a lot of information online about the flu, and it's not easy to get the facts straight. What is the flu, and how do I prevent it? What should I do if I get it? Let's cut through all the noise and answer some of the most frequently asked questions about flu season with help from our good friends at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Strep Throat and the Holiday Season

Posted by Elijah on 10/24/2018 to Physical Health
Strep Throat and the Holiday Season

'Tis the season to be sickly. It may be called the most wonderful time of the year, yet it's still a mystery how there is so much cheer coupled with so much contagion in the air. Nevertheless, don't let germs be the reason you won't give Gram-Gram some holiday sugar. While sicknesses like strep throat and the flu seem to be at an all-time high during the colder times of year, nothing should ever discourage from the family love.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by Andrew on 10/12/2018 to Physical Health
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Do you have a personal connection to breast cancer? If you or someone you love has ever had the disease, you may already know the facts. You may know that 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, or that this year over 250,000 new cases will be diagnosed. However, those of us in good health may not take time to think about the issue -- after all, it's easy to forget about when you're already in good health.

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